No Injuries After Plane Nose Gear Fails On Landing At Paine Field

April 11, 2017


Paine field

The plane stopped safely

Paine Field

A closer look at the front wheel. Click to enlarge.

There were no injuries this morning when a small plane landing at Paine Field had a problem with its front wheel.

According to Bruce Fisher, deputy director of Operations at Paine Field, there were two people aboard the Cennsa 172 on a flight from Harvey Field in Snohomish. Upon landing the nose wheel came off the strut causing the prop to hit the runway. The pilot was able to stop the plane safely.

Paine Field Fire responded but there were no injuries, no damage to the runway and minor damage to the plane which was towed off. The runway is back open.

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